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After 7 Years Behind Bars, Michael Douglas' Son Is Out

Cameron Douglas had been scheduled for release in early 2018

(Newser) - Cameron Douglas, son of Michael, had been scheduled for release from prison in early 2018, but the New York Post reports he's out. What began in 2010 as a five-year sentence for dealing drugs was nearly doubled two years later when the actor's son confessed to having heroin... More »

Judge Nearly Doubles Douglas Sentence

Actor's son gets extra 54 months for smuggling drugs in jail

(Newser) - Telling Cameron Douglas he was the most reckless defendant he'd ever had in his courtroom, a federal judge has nearly doubled his five-year prison term. Michael Douglas' 32-year-old son confessed to having heroin and pills smuggled into the prison where he was serving time for drug dealing . Judge Richard... More »

Douglas: Cameron Was 'Trying to Kill Himself'

I'm a much better parent now, Michael says

(Newser) - In his first interview since son Cameron was sentenced to five years in prison, Michael Douglas calls the sentence “adequate” and takes responsibility for his “absentee” role in Cameron’s childhood. “Look, my son was a drug dealer and he’s been trying to kill himself for... More »

Michael Douglas' Son Sentenced to 5 Years

Cameron Douglas faced up to 10 years on drug charges

(Newser) - A New York judge has sentenced actor Michael Douglas' son to five years in prison on drug charges, calling it his "last chance to make it." Federal Judge Richard Berman announced the sentence today after hearing Cameron Douglas apologize and admit that he had squandered a lot of... More »

Douglas Begs Judge: Show Cameron Leniency

Michael's letter joins long list of missives by famous pals

(Newser) - As Cameron Douglas awaits sentencing today on drug dealing charges, dad Michael is joining other family and friends in begging for leniency. Michael’s handwritten letter paints a picture of a child pressured by the two generations of fame that came before him and surrounded by other family members who... More »

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